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Growing up as an athlete in the suburbs of Woodbridge, VA, SHENNA always knew she was different from the other kids her age by discovering her musical talents early on and performing in showcases at the age of 7. Shenna Somsmieh, known by her stage name Shenna, is a singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and model who has performed in front of thousands across North American and Europe. Notable performances include Toronto's Mod Club, Disney World, The Highline Ballroom, Central Park, and the D.C. Pride Festival. She has also received radio airplay and blog reviews in several countries such as Poland, Africa, Australia, and London.

SHENNA has lived in a colorful world since the release of her first EP, Dream In Color, holding the number-one spot on Bandcamp in the DMV market. In October of 2016, her debut album Made Of Gold was released and landed half a million streams on Spotify. SHENNA is apart of The Music Playground, landing major sync licensing placements on “Lethal Weapon”, “Ex On The Beach”, The Bad Girls Club", Netflix Film "Miss Stevens", Teen Mom OG, Teen Mom Young & Pregnant, and MTV's "Finding Carter Season 2". She has received notable press on The Washington Post, Nylon Magazine, Broadway World, Highsnobiety, V Magazine, Billboard, and more. 

Her music videos currently receive rotation on AXS TV, VH1, Oxygen, and CMT. She recently partnered with Reebok's flagship location for an in-store performance in NYC and ran a Toy drive for Mount Sinai Children’s Hospital at the event. In 2019, SHENNA was invited to her first Grammy Awards in LA as a voting member of the Recording Academy and performed at iHeart Radio.

 

SHENNA is an advocate for empowering others to embrace who they are and to advocate for mental health awareness. Her new Ep titled Blue Memories premiered on The Washington Post and touches on overcoming depression in 6 songs. Shenna hopes to help others heal through her lyrics and finds it as therapy. She embarked on the "Blue Memories Tour" performing at All Things Go Fall Classic Headlines by Melanie Martinez and CHVRCHES and toured Japan for a 3 city tour in Tokyo, Saitama, and Nagoya with singer-songwriter, Shihori. Stay tuned for more from this Indie-Pop artist!

S H E N N A 
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ALL THE RAVE

POP DUST

"...flyaway vocals that are lush and somehow calming, coming in foamy waves"

NYLON

"...the anxiety of having hard conversations with your loved ones into a dream pop anthem."

BILLBOARD

“Conversation” is Shenna’s commentary on our current, screen-dominated culture."

WASHINGTON POST

"[Shenna] overtly sings about her struggles with depression over a pulsing beat and heavy guitar riffs."

DISCOGRAPHY

CREDENTIALS

Movie Placement

03/2020

Disney Plus

Stargirl starring Grace VanderWaal

Ambassador

07/2018

Brand Ambassador: 

Many Ethnicities

Mixed Chicks

Artist Block Entertainment

Tv Placement

02/2020

 MTV

Teen Mom Young & Pregnant

Season 2

Episode 3 & 15

Sponsorship

12/2017

REEBOK

FitHub

Flagship

NYC

TV Placement

01/2018

Fox

Lethal Weapon

Award Achievement

08/2017

Voiceless Music Awards

Artist of the year

Best female artist

Video of the year

TV Placement

01/2019

MTV

Ex On The Beach

Season 2

Episode 4

Music Achievement

05/2017

SPOTIFY

Discover weekly playlist

Musical Streams

100k stream

TV Placement

02/2017

OXYGEN

Bad Girls Club Season 16

Episode 1, 3, and 10

TV Placement

11/2016

MTV

Teen Mom O.G.

Season 6

Episode 13

Movie Placement

03/2016

NETFLIX

Original Movie

Miss Stevens

"Dance/Prom" Scene

TV Placement

04/2015

MTV

Finding Carter

Season 2

Episode 5

AMBASSADOR

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shine!"

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